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Expanding Online Hotel Reach And Information signs direct hotel contract with Augustus Collection

Aug 11, 2011

PHUKET, Thailand -, a leading global online travel information and hotel reservations website, today announced a partnership with the Augustus Collection.

The two companies have signed a direct hotel contract that will add over 300 hotels to's growing inventory of properties worldwide.

With offices in France and the UK, Augustus Collection has hotels, resorts, and spas in major cities across Algeria, Croatia, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK, and the US.

According to Chief Information Officer Olivier Dombey, the agreement will broaden the commercial reach of both companies while strengthening's commitment to guaranteed hotel rate parity. It also allows Augustus Collection hotels to update rates on a real time basis.

" is delighted to partner Augustus Collection, which in a very short time has successfully built an impressive portfolio of over 300 unique hotels in 12 countries around the world. It is a very dynamic company, and we are very proud to add them as a partner, and this in turn continues to expand hotel options available to customers,” Mr. Dombey added.

Augustus Collection member hotels will benefit from working with a well-established online sales platform like, which expands the reach of each individual hotel into new consumer market segments worldwide.

Senior Partner Augustus Collection Alexander Ryll said: “The opportunity to partner with opens up an immediate new global audience to our hotel membership. In addition to’s European customer base, their reputation in Asia is outstanding.”

ABOUT HOTELTRAVEL.COM provides the inside track for the best value online hotel deals. Its brand statement - Real People | Real Service | Real Choice - is the keystone of the company's customer-centric business culture and its core value. has set the global standard for worldwide hotel bookings since 1999, constantly updating its multi-lingual website published in eight languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Korean. Its 24-hour service center is staffed by highly-trained professional native speakers in each language, guaranteeing only the very best customer experience with each hotel booking. is proud to remain privately owned and operated, employing over 300 staff in its offices in Thailand, Malaysia, and China. signs direct hotel contract with Augustus Collection

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